Knee replacement is Also known as knee arthroplasty. Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged or injured parts of the knee joint are replaced with an artificial joint to relieve pain and regain smooth functioning of the knee.
The artificial joint used in this procedure is made of metal alloy, polymers & high-grade plastic. Now the people in Jaipur after the knee replacement surgery can live a normal, and pain-free life with the help of the best knee replacement surgeon in Jaipur.
Knee replacement surgery is performed to replace the complete or partially damaged knee joints and based on that the knee surgery is of four types. Let’s look at the types of knee surgeries !
In a total knee replacement surgery, the complete knee joints will be replaced with artificial joints. In this procedure, the articular surface or all the compartments of the knee (the inner part- Medial, Kneecap, and the outer part- lateral) is replaced.
This is basically half knee replacement surgery. Only some joints, mostly the inner part Medial, is replaced with artificial joints. Partial knee replacement surgery can be performed with small incisions.
the patient can recover fast as compared to total knee replacement surgery.
A complex knee replacement surgery is performed when the artificial joints or real joints of the knee are damaged. This is also called revision knee replacement surgery as the same knee is operated on again after the first or second knee replacement surgery.
The patellofemoral arthroplasty is performed to replace the kneecap or repair the undersurface area of the kneecap.
There may be many causes or reasons that a person might need knee surgery. Let’s look at some of the reasons for knee replacement surgery:-
The following procedure is followed for knee replacement surgery:-
Here are certain dos and don’ts given by the best knee replacement surgeon in Jaipur that one should follow before, after, and during knee replacement surgery for the best results.
Wear loose-fitting clothes.
Do not drink or eat anything after midnight
Pack your bags with all the necessary items, you may need in the hospital
Do not take any medicine which was not prescribed by your doctor
Carry all your medical documents with you
Do not self-drive to the hospital;
Follow the advice given by your doctors
Do not involve in a sports activity
Do follow all the instructions given by your doctor and surgeon
Do not panic during the surgery
Take all the medicine on time as prescribed by your orthopedic surgeon
Do not lift heavy objects
Do all the exercises which were advised by your physical therapist
Do not twist your knee which was operated
Use an ice pack for knee joint pain
Do not sit down directly on the floor
Use a walker for walking
Don’t drive at least for 6 weeks after the knee replacement surgery
Dr SS Soni is a renowned name in the field of Knee Replacement Surgery. With his expertise & experience, he has successfully done 500+ knee replacement surgery. He also specializes in Hip replacement and shoulder replacement.
If you are looking for a knee arthroplasty doctor in Jaipur for knee joint problems.
Dr. S.S. Soni is a well-known orthopedic doctor in Jaipur. He specializes in Arthroscopy, and Joint Replacement surgery. In addition to arthroplasty and arthroscopy, he has also performed spinal surgery and trauma surgery.
Clinic : Medinova
H-7, Janpath, Near Danapani Hotel, Shyam Nagar
Jaipur -302019 (India)
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